Analyst: The problem, though, is that it’s not child pornography — just the regular kind.

16340 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona

Writer: All I really want in this life is to be able to solve a sudoku, just once. Without giving up halfway through.
Designer: Way to aim low.
Writer: Well…can I be honest? What I really want is to be better than you at sudoku.
Designer: That may be aiming too high. Let’s be realistic, at least.

16430 N Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona

Overheard by: Miel Durand

Older lady on phone: I don’t have any gorillas today! (Pause) No, I’m sorry. I was just trying to be funny.

Hose parts corporate office
Phoenix, Arizona

Overheard by: Hiding in my cube

Co-worker: When is Cinco de Mayo? Did I miss it already?

3424 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia

Employee #1: Now, where did ‘Disco Inferno’ come from?
Employee #2: Not me! It’s not on my iPod!
Employee #1: I think it came from the refrigerator!
Employee #2: Oh really?
Employee #1: No, this is serious! You’re not the one with ‘Disco Inferno’ stuck in your head!

Chevy Chase
Austin, Texas

Overheard by: kitchen watcher

Boss: So you’re Muslim, right?
New employee: Yup.
Boss: So you’re from the country of Islam?
New employee: No. Not quite.

Houston, Texas

Overheard by: feel sorry for her…

Customer rep on phone: No, ma’am. I’m sorry but I can’t come to your room and fix your equipment….because I’m not on the third floor. I’m in Denver and you’re in San Francisco.

11400 Westmoor
Denver, Colorado

Overheard by: losing patience

Waitress #1: The chicken is layered with proscuitto, sage, and pecorino cheese…
Customer snickers.
Waitress #1: What’s so funny?
Customer: It’s just… the cheese! [snickers again] Waitress #1 to waitress #2: What is funny about pecorino cheese?
Waitress # 2: You said “pecker.”

Victorian Square
Sparks, Nevada

Overheard by: waitress # 1